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EGT Apprentices win BIG at the 2015 NECA WA Apprentice Awards

Published on: Tuesday, 25 August 2015

Congratulations to the outstanding EGT apprentices who won 4 out of 6 apprentice awards at last Friday's 2015 NECA WA and Clipsal by Schneider Electric Excellence and Apprentice Awards. Held at Crown Perth, these awards acknowledge achievement in personal development, effort, academic attainment and workplace competency. Shaun and Bradley will go on to compete in the National Awards in November - we wish them the very best!

  • 1st Year Apprentice Award: Patrick Reid
  • 3rd Year Apprentice Award: Jason Dickinson
  • 4th Year Apprentice Industrial Award - Shaun Steiner
  • 4th Year Apprentice Commercial/Domestic Award - Bradley Smeaton

EGT Second-year apprentice competes in Miss World Australia

Published on: Thursday, 20 August 2015

Electrical Group Training second year apprentice, Nyima McNamara (pictured above, far left), is a finalist in this year's Miss World Australia competition, supporting Variety WA. Nyima has been hosted by RPH Facilities Management since commencing her electrical apprenticeship in 2013.

Nyima is one of three indigenous Australian finalists representing the Dreamtime Project for female empowerment.

We wish Nyima the best of luck in next week's National Finals at Crown Perth.

Attend next week's Traders Electrical Expo and go in the draw to WIN an 80cm Smart TV!

Published on: Monday, 17 August 2015

Attention EGT Apprentices!

Come along to next week's Traders Electrical Industry Trade Show and register your details at the NECA stand for your chance to win an 80cm high-definition Smart TV!

And that's not all - there are heaps of discounts and freebies available on the day and apprentices receive a show bag on arrival!

How to enter

  1. Click here to register for the Traders Electrical Inustry Trade Show at Claremont Showgrounds on Thursday 27 August 2015
  2. Visit the NECA stand (stand 44) and register your details
  3. We will be in contact with the lucky winner in the following week!

CET Open Day - Saturday 29 August 2015

Published on: Friday, 24 July 2015


The College of Electrical Training (CET) is holding an Open Day at the Joondalup and Jandakot campuses on Saturday 29 August 2015 between 11.00am and 2.00pm.

We encourage electricians and contractors to come along and find out about CET's diverse range of electrical and telecommunications post-trade courses, speak to the instructors and tour the facilities. Attendees receive a $50 voucher towards their next post-trade course.

This is also a great opportunity for high school students considering a career in the electrical industry to find out more about studying an electrical apprenticeship at CET. Electrical Group Training (EGT), the largest employer of electrical apprentices in the country, will also be in attendance to speak with students about potential employment opportunities. All students will receive a NECA Student Edge discount card and a free NECA show bag!

Why not pop in with the family to enjoy a free sausage sizzle and giveaways from our sponsors? We look forward to seeing you there!

Register for Joondalup | Register for Jandakot

*Discount voucher applies to post-trade courses only. Course must be booked by 28 November 2015.

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EGT Safety Alert 56 - Hand Safety

Published on: Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Over the past 12 months there has been an increase in hand / finger related injuries with 32 hand related injuries reported to Electrical Group Training. Click here to view the Safety Alert for EGT Apprentices and Host Employers.

Energy Bulletin 70 released

Published on: Monday, 4 May 2015

The latest Energy Bulletin from EnergySafety has been released - download Energy Bulletin 70.